MADISON – Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes is no stranger to public embarrassment for violating the law. From his delinquent property taxes to unpaid parking tickets, Lt. Gov. Barnes has proven that he struggles with both attention to detail and following basic rules — a troubling combination for Wisconsin’s second-in-command.
In the latest installment of Lt. Gov. Barnes’ series of legal flubs, Lt. Gov. Barnes was not only fined $1,600 for a campaign finance violation, but also failed to report his fine correctly, technically committing another campaign finance violation. Since Lt. Gov. Barnes clearly struggles with following the law, it’s clear that Wisconsinites should not trust him anywhere near the process of executing the law.
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